Alan Ladd Jr., Hitmaking Film Executive, Dies at 84

Alan Ladd Jr Hitmaking Film Executive Dies at 84

Alan Ladd Jr., who as a producer and studio executive was a guiding hand behind scores of successful films, none bigger than “Star Wars,” which he championed when its young director, George Lucas, was having trouble getting it made, died on Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 84. Kathie Berlin, who worked … Read more

Former Levi executive Jennifer Sey on quitting over Covid ‘free speech’ – Reuters

Former Levi executive Jennifer Sey on quitting over Covid free

Speaking out against school closures during the Covid-19 pandemic was a decision that Jennifer Sey says came at the expense of her senior executive job at Levi Strauss, according to a Thursday morning interview on ‘Squawk Box” from CNBC. Sey told co-presenter Andrew Ross Sorkin she was ‘absolutely kicked out’ of the San Francisco-based clothing … Read more

Government extends the vaccination mandate and eliminates the Dry Law with three new executive orders

Government extends the vaccination mandate and eliminates the Dry Law

Governor Pedro Pierluisi signed three executive orders today, Friday, that, among other things, expand the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for public employees, amend restrictions on hours and capacity limits in businesses, and add requirements for travelers. Some of the major changes in the restrictions include the elimination of the Dry Law and the restriction that established … Read more

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